Ruby Lott-Lavigna

Staff Writer

Technology

How Coronavirus Changed the Family WhatsApp Group

Since the start of the pandemic, group chats with parents and older relatives have felt very different.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
16 hours ago
Politics

British People Are Being Gaslit by Their Own Government

Dominic Cummings' story does not add up. The government would like us to stop talking about it.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
3 days ago
GENTRIFICATION

‘It's Such a David and Goliath Situation’: The Fight to Save Brixton from a Socialite Property Developer

Nour Cash and Carry – a much loved, family-run business in Brixton Market – has been threatened with eviction by Taylor McWilliams.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
3 days ago
Coronavirus

It’s Official: Coronavirus Has Fucked Young People

The number of 18 to 24-year-olds making unemployment benefit claims has risen 60 percent in the last month. And that's only the start of it.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
5.22.20
Workers' rights

A Step-by-Step Guide to Unionising Your Workplace

Don’t get scared by the pandemic, get organised.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
5.21.20
Coronavirus

Stop It: the Zoom Quiz

Please. No more. I can't name the second highest mountain in the UK.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
5.19.20
Coronavirus

Inside the Worrying World of Coronavirus Truther Facebook Groups

Conspiracy theorists claim – without evidence – that coronavirus death figures have been inflated, the lockdown is unlawful and Bill Gates is somehow responsible for it all.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
5.15.20
Money

What It's Like to Inherit Hundreds of Thousands of Pounds in Your Twenties

"You can't just turn up with a new pair of Louboutins without people being like, ‘Oh, where did you get your money from?’”
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
5.8.20
Coronavirus

What to Expect When Lockdown Lifts, According to People in Norway, Germany and Italy

"I already have friends who are sending me messages saying, 'Do you want to get a pint?'"
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
5.6.20
Money

The Battle to Get Ticket Refunds for Cancelled Festivals

As festivals around the world postpone or cancel due to coronavirus, ticket-holders are struggling to get their money back.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
5.4.20
Coronavirus

Journalists Are Not Here to Report Good News

Journalism is supposed to hold power to account, not make you feel better.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
5.1.20
housing

Stories of Nightmare Landlords During Coronavirus

“The letting agents are still showing the room to new potential tenants, letting strangers into our house.”
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
4.28.20
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